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Between the Cracks of History : Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore

Between the Cracks of History : Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore - 97 edition

Between the Cracks of History : Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore - 97 edition

ISBN13: 9781574410365

ISBN10: 1574410369

Between the Cracks of History : Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore by Francis Edward Abernethy and Cynthia Fisher - ISBN 9781574410365
Edition: 97
Copyright: 1997
Publisher: University of North Texas Press
Published: 1997
International: No
Between the Cracks of History : Essays on Teaching and Illustrating Folklore by Francis Edward Abernethy and Cynthia Fisher - ISBN 9781574410365

ISBN13: 9781574410365

ISBN10: 1574410369

Summary

Essays on teaching and defining folklore for students"How I Define Folklore for My Students," "Toward a Definition of Folk Culture," "Beginning Within: Teaching Folklore the Easy Way," "Folklore Fieldwork on the Internet," and others. Essays illustrating folklore"The Honored Dead: The Ritual of Police Burial," "Gang Graffiti," "Rail Tales: Some Are True," "Dance Halls of East Texas," "The Oil Field Camp," "Tex-Mex Dialect or Gidget Goes to Acuna," and more.

Author Bio

Abernethy, Francis Edward : University in Nacogdoches

Francis Edward Abernethy is the Secretary/Editor of the Texas Folklore Society and professor of English at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.